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Launch of the European Alliance for Cardiovascular Health

European organisations join forces to put a spotlight on cardiovascular healthOn 27 September, the European Alliance for Cardiovascular Health was launched during a policy debate attended by representatives of European Commission, Member States and European Parliament. The main goal of this Alliance is to call for a comprehensive EU policy…

Over half of adults in the EU are overweight

While 45% of adults living in the EU had a normal weight in 2019, slightly more than half (53%) were considered as overweight (36% pre-obese and 17% obese) and almost 3% as underweight, according to their body mass index (BMI). BMI is a measure of a person’s weight relative to…

World Obesity Federation – Global Obesity Observatory “Presentation Maps”

The World Obesity Federation announced a new feature of its Global Obesity Observatory, “Presentation Maps”!There are downloadable maps available with survey-based prevalence data, obesity-related drivers & comorbidities, comparable estimated prevalence data, and more!Moreover, the platform includes a few publications which underlines how:Obesity is a major risk factor for each of…

Study of the European Society of Cardiology: leisure physical activity is linked with health benefits but work activity is not

Last April 9th was published in the European Heart Journal by the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) a first study showing that leisure time physical activity and occupational physical activity have opposite, and independent, associations with cardiovascular disease risk and longevity[1]. The World Health Organization (WHO) recommends physical activity during…

4 March is World Obesity Day Europe: Get involved!

World Obesity Day Europe 2021 will be held on Thursday, March 4. It brings together healthcare, patient and political communities who are keen to raise awareness of obesity and the many other diseases on which it impacts. World Obesity Day Europe is an initiative of the European Association for the…
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